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Walter Mosley

American writer

1952   -  

country of citizenship: United States of America
native language: English
language of expression: English
educated at: City College of New York, Goddard College, Johnson State College, Alexander Hamilton High School
occupation: film producer, novelist, writer, screenwriter, playwright, science fiction writer, children's writer, actor
award received: CWA New Blood Dagger, Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards, Grammy Award for Best Album Notes, Nero Award, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work, Fiction, Langston Hughes Medal
influenced by: Dashiell Hammett

Walter Ellis Mosley (born January 12, 1952) is an American novelist, most widely recognized for his crime fiction. He has written a series of best-selling historical mysteries featuring the hard-boiled detective Easy Rawlins, a black private investigator living in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles, California; they are perhaps his most popular works. In 2020, Mosley received the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, making him the first black male to receive the honor.
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